Cozy, Cute, and Colorful: 10 Caron Cakes Afghan Patterns


Cozy, Cute, and Colorful: 10 Caron Cakes Afghan Patterns

After discovering the brilliant beauty of Caron Cakes yarn, you'll be addicted to making these free afghan patterns!

Caron Cakes Afghan Patterns

If you’ve ever longed for a DIY afghan that is equal parts sophisticated, adorable, soft, and gorgeously patterned, you may have run into one big problem: What yarn should I use? One look at the thousand bundles of color stacked in a store’s yarn section, and you may want to throw in the towel before you even start! You don’t need to stress, though. Take the guesswork out of your darling DIY afghan masterpieces by using these Caron Cakes yarn patterns!

Caron Cakes crochet patterns and Caron Cakes knitting patterns are the most spectacular designs to use when you’re in the market for a new afghan. The stunning variegation in the self-striping yarn creates lovely, gradual color changes across your knit or crochet piece. You don't even have to switch yarn to get such beautiful designs.

Need something a little more heavyweight? Below, you’ll find an astonishing spread of winter-friendly, fireside beauties that will keep you toasty even during the harshest of snowstorms. Looking for something lightweight to throw on for comfort during the summer blaze? We have that too! No matter the occasion, there are free afghan patterns to knit or crochet for you!

Whether you’re making Caron Cakes blankets as a housewarming gift or as a gift to your own home decor, you’ll have all that you need in this handsome list.

Afghan Patterns for Beginners

Fireplace Afghan

With a bag of marshmallows, chocolate, and a few graham crackers in tow, no one can resist a good campfire! Now you can bring the summery joy of a hearty fire with you, even as you’re curled up with a book with this cozy crochet afghan pattern. Beginners will adore this simple design.

Fields and Furrows Afghan

Spring into spring with a color palette you don’t have to be an expert to make! This intricate-looking crochet afghan pattern may look like it took months of concentrated effort, but you can actually make it while relaxing to your favorite TV shows. Beginners will adore this giftable pattern.

Stack it Up Knit Blanket Pattern

Out of all the afghan patterns to knit, this modern, geometric design may just be the most ingenious. This Caron Cakes piece is knit in squares and then pieced together, creating a square-based design even Piet Mondrian would applaud. Add a touch of elegance to any room with this easy afghan design.

Afghan Patterns for Crochet

Seaside Caron Cakes Afghan Pattern

Nautical design is all the rage for indoor decor these days. Now you can join the seaside craze with a breezy, striped afghan that has all the beach tones you’ve been looking for. Even better? The light weight of this Caron Cakes blanket pattern makes it perfect to keep up even in the summer!

Waves of Passion Throw

This Valentine’s-inspired chevron throw is the way to go for anyone who falls head over heels for pink! There’s no way you can keep yourself from falling in love with this lovely design, and it's a great gift. Super bulky weight yarn gives this piece all the drama it needs to make any couch, bed, or chair pop!

Cake Yarn Scrapghan

It happens to the best of us: You make dozens of cute projects only to be left with dozens of near-finished bundles of yarn. Now you can put the rest to the test with this adorable, bohemian afghan crochet pattern. Saving money has never looked so chic (or been so easy)!

Winter Cottage Throw

There’s no need to go to the store for blankets because this super bulky, neutral-colored piece is perfect for any room with a rustic, homey, or even vintage aesthetic. You can kiss all your other winter blankets goodbye once you experience the toasty comfort of this classically striped beauty.

Caron Cakes Blanket Patterns

Lunar Crossings Square Blanket

This lovely square-shaped piece is just what every crocheter needs to be working on right now. Soothing shades of lavender and cool-toned purple slowly work themselves in an organized geometric stripe. Kick your feet back and relax while working on this easy, free afghan pattern.

Grandma’s Lap Blanket

Neutral tones and a comfortable lap size make this Caron Cakes pattern a home run for anyone looking to add a cozy touch to her home decor. Also, the trinity stitch used in this pattern will make color changes as seamless as magic, without any gaping holes other stitches may make.

Caron Cakes Cluster V-Stitch Blanket

Combining the usually sensational stripe of Caron Cakes’s free afghan crochet patterns with an extra row of white makes for a fun-loving design that will tie any room’s decor together. Super bulky yarn and cute pom-pom trim will ensure that this afghan will keep you warm and happy all year round.

To whom would you gift an afghan? Let us know below in the comments!

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